South Central Beyond the Yellow Ribbon unites three counties Blue Earth, LeSueur, and Nicollet to create a comprehensive network that connects and coordinates agencies, organizations, resources and employers for the purpose of proactively supporting Service members and military families. We are a 501(C)3 non-profit.

Did you know? In 2020 South Central Beyond the Yellow Ribbon gave over $24,231 to our veterans, servicemembers and families within the Blue Earth, Nicollet and LeSueur counties!


November 19, 2022; 11-3PM; Morson-Ario-Strand VFW Post #950

If you’re interested in participating in the chili competition or donating to our event, click on the Chilifest tab above. First 20 competitors will be registered! 

Shirts For Sale!

Please email southcentralfrg@gmail.com if you would like to purchase and we will email you an invoice for payment online, once we receive your payment we will mail you your items.

Long Sleeve S – XL $20; 2XL – 3XL $26


Board Members

Lorraine Little, Chair  lorrainelittle21@gmail.com 

Jeremey Horkey, Vice Chair jeremy@borgshomes.com 

Pete Hagert, Treasurer hagert@hickorytech.net

Angie Glassel, Secretary southcentralfrg@gmail.com

Michael McLaughlin, Blue Earth County CSVO

Mark Roemhildt, LeSueur County CVSO

Nathan Tish, Nicollet County CVSO

Sadie Rezac, Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV)

Joe Ostgarden, Community Member

SFC Fisher, 134BSB National Guard – St. Peter/St. James

SFC Schwitchenberg, 2-135 National Guard – Mankato

Donate to South Central Beyond the Yellow Ribbon! Mail a check to South Central Beyond the Yellow Ribbon, PO Box 4368, Mankato, MN 56002-4368.